RCN Telecom Late Fee Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a class action against RCN Telecom Services, LLC, a number of other RCN Telecom companies Starpower Communications, LLC and Patriot Media Consulting, LLC about late fees the companies charged broadband Internet customers. The complaint alleged that the late fees were charged in a manner that was not consistent with RCN’s terms and conditions.

Docket Number:


Company: RCN Telecom Services, LLC

Filing Deadline: August 23, 2022

Class Period: August 12, 2014 to April 25, 2022

Objection Deadline: July 11, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: July 11, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: July 29, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.


You may be eligible if you are a current or former customer in the US who received Internet services from the RCN entities and you were charged, and paid, a late fee between August 12, 2014 and April 25, 2022.

Typical Settlement Amount:

If you are still a customer of RCN and you choose to receive a bill credit, you can receive 100% of your allocated loss. If you choose to receive a payment, you can receive 50% of your allocated loss. The amount of your allocated loss is a portion of the late fees you paid. It will depend on when you signed up and received service.
- If you signed up after February 17, 2019, it will be 80% of the amount you paid in late fees.
- If you signed up before February 17, 2019 and you were a customer on or after that date, it will be 40% of the amount you paid in late fees.
- If you signed up before February 17, 2019 and you not a customer anytime on or after that date, it will be 20% of the amount you paid in late fees.
Final amounts may be less, depending on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $6,650,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Denittis Osefchen PC
Hattis & Lukacs

Claim Form: RCN Late Fee Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Christian Reid v. RCN Telecom Services, LLC, et al.

Settlement Website: RCN Late Fee Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Reid v RCN Telecom
c/o Kroll Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 225391
New York, NY 10150-5391

Tags: Late Fee, Late Payment Fees, Unfair Charges